AppRiver Update

Cybersecurity News and Threat Intelligence for Business

Spy MAX Android RAT Targets Luxury Business Sector

on June 05, 2019 | by David Pickett | android, malware, advanced email security

On June 4, 2019, AppRiver's Advanced Email Security filter began to quarantine low volume waves of highly targeted attacks directed toward businesses who operate in the luxury services sector. Examples of these businesses include yacht brokers, executive housekeeping and staffing providers, and som ... read more

Small businesses value MSPs most for threat preven…

on June 05, 2019 | by appriver | MSP, cybersecurity, AppRiver Cyberthreat Index for Business

According to the FBI’s IC3 and other industry reports, cyberattacks are now the fastest growing crime in the U.S. and are said to be the greatest threat to businesses around the world. Last year, a ransomware attack with a $51,000 bitcoin demand from cybercriminals on the city of Atlanta was e ... read more

THREAT ALERT - Malware Being Hosted On Azure

on May 30, 2019 | by David Pickett | malware, web security, advanced email security

THREAT ALERT - AZURE CURRENTLY HOSTING MALWAREOn Sept. 7, 2018, we first detailed how malicious attackers abused Azure's Custom Domain Name registrations to host credential phishing sites. On April 29, 2019, we released information on how compromised user data was exposed from attacks originating fr ... read more

Microsoft Issues Critical Patch

on May 15, 2019 | by Troy Gill | Microsoft Outlook

On May 14, 2019, Microsoft released a patch for a critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability dubbed CVE-2019-0708. The vulnerability exists in Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008. The risk level associated with this vulnerability was great eno ... read more

AppRiver Partners Gain Access to ZixEncrypt

on May 07, 2019 | by appriver | zixencrypt, encryption, email encryption

AppRiver always has been a go-to platform for securely connecting managed service providers and their customers but is becoming even more powerful after its acquisition by Zix. By integrating ZixEncrypt email encryption capabilities with the AppRiver suite, Zix will make these communication encrypti ... read more